Kansas rehab worker showed up sick; 19 die at facility


April 17, 2020

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Seven more people at a nursing and rehabilitation home in Kansas City, Kansas, have died from COVID-19, taking the facility's toll to 19 in an outbreak that is believed to have started with an infected worker.


The Wyandotte County-Kansas City health department announced an increase of four deaths Thursday on top of three Wednesday at Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation. A total of 116 residents and staff have tested positive at the facility, making it the state's largest cluster.

A new health department report shows a staff member at the facility st...

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